Alexandria and Arlington wellness calendar, April 11 to 18

April 11, 2013

Chronic pain management Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. 703-228-6300. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Low Vision: Tea and Talk Presentation by Gloria Sussman, sponsored by Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington. Thursday, 1:30-3 p.m. Charles E. Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-746-1702. Free.

Memory and cancer treatment For women age 60 and older. Discussion by Jeanne Mandelblatt of Georgetown University. Thursday at 1:30 p.m. Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. 703-228-0555. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Fast Forwards walking group Fridays at 9 a.m. Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. 703-228-5722. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Lee Center walkers trip Travel by van to the Wildwood Trail in Vienna. Friday at 10 a.m. Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. 703-228-0555. $3; registration required.

Overcoming anxiety and depression Meditation and Buddhism introductory class led by Buddhist teacher Chris Jamison. Sunday, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Vajrayogini Buddhist Center, Randolph Towers, 4001 N. 9th St., Suite 105, Arlington. 202-986-2257. www.meditation-dc.org/arlington. $10 per class.

Gentle exercises for arthritis Led by Patricia Sands of the Medical Team. Monday at 11 a.m. Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. 703-228-6300. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Laughter Yoga Led by Diane Cohen. Monday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Arlington Central Library, auditorium, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington. 703-841-0080. arlingtonlaughteryoga@yahoo.com. Free.

Cardio tone Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. and Thursdays at 11 a.m. Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. 703-228-5722. $60 for 15 sessions with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Indoor walking program Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. 703-228-6300. Free with 55+ Pass.

Seniors modern dance Taught by Jane Franklin Dance. Tuesdays at 2 p.m. Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. Second St., Arlington. 703-228-0955. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Well Spouse Association meeting Offers support to husbands, wives or partners of people with chronic illness or disability. Tuesday, 7-9 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, Room 12, 4444 Arlington Blvd. 202-656-9166. jessi5700@yahoo.com. Free.

Walking club trip Travel by van to Riverbend Park in Great Falls. Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. 703-228-4403. $4 with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Alzheimer’s caregiver support group Wednesday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Carlin Springs Health Pavilion of Virginia Hospital Center, 601 S. Carlin Springs Rd., Arlington. 703-558-6859. Free.

Blood pressure monitoring Next Thursday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. 703-228-6300. Free.

Eating healthy at fast-food restaurants Discussed by Jennifer Abel of Virginia Cooperative Extension. Next Thursday at 1 p.m. Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. 703-228-0955. Free with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus

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